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Dicamba Use Deadline to Remain June 30 in Nebraska

The EPA announcement to maintain the application deadline of June 30 for Nebraska farmers to use dicamba is welcome news. We thank State Agriculture Director Sherry Vinton for her efforts to oppose moving the dicamba application deadline to earlier than the June 30 cutoff.

Top 5 Tricks for Action Alerts

You can expect to see more advocacy opportunities in the coming months. Nebraska Farm Bureau is ready for a busy season of Action Alerts at both the federal and state level. Check out our top 5 tricks for action alerts and learn how to sign up for text alerts.

Limited-Edition Ag Week Shirts On Sale Monday!

Celebrate National Ag Week by ordering a limited-edition 2023 Ag Week shirt from the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation. February 20-24 will be the only time you can purchase the shirt! Your order will be shipped directly to you just in time for Ag Week March 19-25! Pricing starts at $15 and shipping will be calculated at checkout.

Policy Watch…

School funding, ESG, and rural fire support were topics of discussion at the State Capitol this week; Nebraska Farm Bureau spent time in Washington, D.C. as the American Farm Bureau held a series of Issue Advisory Committee meetings; and the FSA is accepting applications for Revenue-Based Disaster, Pandemic Assistance Programs; get all the details on these stories and more in Policy Watch.

Farm Bureau Day at the Capitol | BBQ and Brews

There is strength in numbers. The more Farm Bureau members we have engaged with their state senator, the more voices we have committed to solutions. Join us on Feb. 22 starting at 10 a.m. (CT) in the State Capitol Rotunda for a Farm Bureau Day at the Capitol. See the Legislature in action and meet with your senator, then head over to the Nebraska Farm Bureau Lincoln office (5225 S. 16th St.) for food, fun, and conversation at BBQ and Brews. Beginning at 5 p.m. (CT), Farm Bureau members and Nebraska’s state senators mix in a relaxed setting allowing you the opportunity to get to better know our state’s elected leaders. A Lenten menu will be available. RSVP by Feb. 21 to Whittney Kelley at whittneyk@nefb.org or (402) 421-4760.

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